Tag Archives: FFXIV
Fri, Oct 05, 2012 | 18:55 BST
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn’s alpha test at the end of the month, according to producer Naoki Yoshida. The alpha will contain server stress tests and hardware configurations, and “the backbone of the game’s new system.” The current version of FFXIV will remain available for a while yet, but just remember that after November 11, player data will no longer be ported over to the A Realm Reborn server.
Sat, Sep 08, 2012 | 18:08 BST
A Final Fantasy XIV Special Talk Session, featuring the team of A Realm Reborn during the Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary event in Tokyo, is posted below.
Sun, Sep 02, 2012 | 00:38 BST
Thu, Aug 23, 2012 | 17:45 BST
Final Fantasy 14 is to be destroyed by retailers per Square Enix’s request, according to a NeoGaf poster who works at retail. The firm is offering $16 compensation for each copy. Joystiq requested comment on the matter, but Square wouldn’t acknowledge a destroy order had been issued. Square is busy working on the game’s reboot, which upon launch will be known as Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn.
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 | 10:09 BST
Final Fantasy 14 is fast approaching its relaunch under the happy appellation of A Realm Reborn. Although it’s not just graphics the Square Enix team is fixing, this preview screens show things are going swimmingly in that department.
Sat, Jul 28, 2012 | 20:12 BST
Thu, Jul 26, 2012 | 20:43 BST
Square has released The Fate of Eorzea, the first trailer for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, showcasing the redesign of the MMO.
Tue, Jul 10, 2012 | 20:28 BST
The next update on the progress of Final Fantasy XIV’s 2.0 reboot will come in mid August, producer and director Naoki Yoshida said in the latest issue of Dengeki PlayStation. Sounds like good news right? Have this cookie for agreeing with me. Yoshida said once information on the update starts rolling out, weekly updates will be applied leading up to the game’s alpha, and beta testing. During the alpha phase, Yoshida said he hopes to release a benchmark program. And outline of the various updates and patches to the game can be found here. Thanks, Andriasang.
Fri, Jul 06, 2012 | 01:24 BST
Hey nerds, Square Enix has updated the Final Fantasy XIV website. Why don’t you go over there and nerdily nerd out over the new screenshots, concept art and videos, many of which highlight the significant upgrades the MMORPG has received since its astoundingly dreadful launch, as well as the upcoming Version 2.0 launch which should nip all that in the bud once and for all and hail the long-awaited PlayStation 3 release. The countdown has begun. Now excuse me, I have some nerding to do.
Wed, Jun 27, 2012 | 00:40 BST
Naoki Yoshida has unveiled the last major content updates and planned changes ahead of the version 2.0 release of Final Fantasy XIV.
Mon, May 28, 2012 | 14:37 BST
A new roadmap for the release of version 2.00 for Final Fantasy XIV has shown there won’t be a new trailer of the update for E3.
Thu, May 10, 2012 | 21:37 BST
Square has posted a a guide for players returning to Final Fantasy XIV. The guide lists all sorts of additions to the configuration menu, as well as some “must-have settings for mouse and keyboard users.” It has also posted links to all the patch notes released since version 1.19 so that you can get caught up on all the changes. Square sent out invitations to inactive players as part of its Welcome Back Campaign with the release of patch 1.22. It allows former players to return to the game and try out v2.0 for no charge for 10 days.
Wed, Apr 25, 2012 | 17:17 BST
Square has released two preview videos for Final Fantasy XIV patch 1.22, which will feature a new battle content pitting players against Garuda, the primal of wind. Two encounters will be added: a standard battle for level 45 full, right-member parties as well as a hard mode designed with level 50 full parties. Below, check out the Garuda battle in the Howling Eye and a weapons rewards video, both ion hard mode.
Mon, Apr 23, 2012 | 00:48 BST
If you arrange these clues and squint at them, it seems troubled and much criticised MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV may be in for a major overhaul.
Fri, Apr 20, 2012 | 21:58 BST
Square-Enix has announced new promotions for current members and one which it hopes to lure you back to Final Fantasy XIV should you have been away a while. The first will give those who have purchased a 90-day sub as of January 6 a discount of $9.99 for 30 days as well as 40 player slots. Legacy members receive a chocobo mount with version 2.0 and their names listed in the update’s credits if they so wish. Then, there’s the Welcome Back promotion for those with inactive account allowing them to come back for free between May 9 and May 20 with a 10-day trial. You can get more information on both promotions through here. Thanks, Massively.
Tue, Mar 27, 2012 | 13:49 BST
Final Fantasy XIV producer Naoki Yoshida has detailed the second-to-last update for the MMO before it hits Version 2.00. The latest update includes the hamlet defense system that was due the last update, as well as the inclusion of a new strongpoint that will continue to strengthen the war between Eorzea and the Empire. More details here.
Thu, Feb 09, 2012 | 13:56 GMT
Square Enix has announced it’ll merge eight of its 18 servers in Final Fantasy XIV, bringing its overall total down to ten.
Sat, Dec 10, 2011 | 17:28 GMT
A few details regarding market ward improvements and the introduction of a player search feature included in the next update to Final Fantasy XIV have revealed. According to Massively, market wards will include functionality similar to Final Fantasy XI’s auction house, and will contain transaction history as well as an option to buy directly from the item search screen. The player search feature will soon allow players to flag themselves as looking for group, and allow players to indicate which classes and questlines they are needing. Players will also be able to sort by a variety of criteria when looking for potential party members, making things much easier and streamlined than the current system in place.
FFXIV Patch 1.20 is expected to hit on December 14.
Tue, Dec 06, 2011 | 09:14 GMT
Square Enix has announced it’ll start billing players of Final Fantasy XIV from January 6.
Sat, Nov 19, 2011 | 19:06 GMT
Final Fantasy XIV producer Naoki Yoshida has said the MMO, which is scheduled for an upgrade to 2.0 in 2013 with a new engine, is still FFXIV and not an entirely new game.